Manitowoc Ice Machines for Small Spaces: The NEO™ Undercounter Ice Maker

Monday, October 7th, 2013

Operating a quality eatery in a small space comes with plenty of challenges… but fitting the proper restaurant equipment in shouldn’t have to be one of them. The necessary quality implements like Manitowoc ice machines, decent storage, ranges, and proper refrigeration can be the difference between subpar service and a successful operation. Though Manitowoc ice

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What Makes Manitowoc Ice Machines Green?

Monday, July 15th, 2013

If you’ve been following What’s Cooking, you already know that we here at ShortOrder love Manitowoc ice machines. As a maker of top-of-the-line restaurant equipment, Manitowoc understands what it means to produce a quality product that functions optimally in any restaurant. Manitowoc is also dedicated to keeping its Manitowoc ice machines and equipment friendly to

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Choosing the Right Ice Machines for Your School

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Ice machines are a vital component of any kitchen, be it in a large restaurant, a mom-and-pop diner, or a school cafeteria. Ice machines are used in schools to chill food in the serving line, as additions to soft drinks, and even in medical capacities. Athletic programs need ice to treat sports injuries, making ice

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Mobile Apps for Restaurant Owners from Manitowoc Ice Machines and More

Friday, May 10th, 2013

As a restaurant owner in the digital age, it pays to keep up with current technology—literally. Whether that means investing in advanced, energy-efficient Manitowoc ice machines, engaging with your customers on social media, or creating a mobile-friendly version of your restaurant’s website, staying on top of the newest technology for business can save you time

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5 Energy-Saving Tips for Your Ice Machines

Friday, April 19th, 2013

ShortOrder knows that ice machines are vital to your business. Foodservice operations need ice machines for any number of purposes day in and day out, most often requiring ice in large volumes all day, throughout the week. This can result in high costs, not only in terms of ice machine wear, but in energy, as

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Advantages of Air-Cooled Manitowoc Ice Machines

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

Manitowoc ice machines come in all shapes and sizes. You already know about the many different types of ice that Manitowoc ice machines can make, and that Manitowoc ice machines are easy to maintain… but did you know that they have a secret, energy-saving weapon? Manitowoc ice machines that are air-cooled could be the best

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Different Ices: Manitowoc Ice Machines Mix It Up!

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Think all ice is the same? Think again. You would be unwise to put nuggets in a cocktail or cubes in a frozen display. ShortOrder carries Manitowoc ice machines for four basic different types of ice: dice sized cubes, half dice sized cubes, flake ice, and nugget ice. The fact is, different types of ice

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Ice Machines Make Favorite Drinks of Famous Authors

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

This week, join ShortOrder and fill up your ice machines to learn about the favorite cocktails of famous American authors. Many writers had a cocktail they were most famous for enjoying; among them were Tennessee Williams, William Faulkner, Edna St. Vincent Millay, John Steinbeck, and the three gentlemen below. We ask you drink responsibly, and

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Shaken, Not Stirred: Ice Machines for Mocktails

Thursday, March 7th, 2013

Ice machines, while useful for every restaurant, can be particularly useful for a restaurant with special drinks on its menu. Ice machines allow a restaurant to have fresh ice available in large quantities at any time. But how to prepare your drinks using an ice machine’s ice? James Bond, the famous fictional British Secret Service

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Manitowoc: Ice Machines With Great Spirit

Thursday, July 12th, 2012

Manitowoc, a city in eastern Wisconsin on Lake Michigan, gets its name from the Native American word meaning home of the Great Spirit. And it is with great spirit that the people that manufacture Manitowoc Ice Machines have embraced cutting edge technology and conservation since their beginnings in 1964. And with the Indigo series, Manitowoc Ice

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Hey Good Lookin’!

Wednesday, June 6th, 2012

Is there anything better looking than an ice machine full of fresh cold ice when the customers are lining up outside your door? They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Well, when the beholder is the owner of a successful restaurant like yours, sometimes the “sight for sore eyes” takes the boxy

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Free Shipping: A Winning Idea

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

The restaurant business is a bigger challenge than anyone on the outside will ever know. Sure, there are always deadlines in business. But try being up against the nightly deadline called hunger. Not just the hunger of one patron, but all of them—all the time. And then when you consider how, in this day and

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: A Cool Choice

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

It is only spring and an unexpected heat wave is seizing your town with an unheard of fiery grip. The news media is touting it as “unheralded” and “record breaking.” As luck would have it all the other restaurant equipment has been working just fine, and now that blasted ice machine is on the fritz

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: Essential Ingredients

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

Let’s talk about ice. It’s perhaps the most essential, yet overlooked ingredient for making the perfect cold beverage. Ice perserves the flavor of your favorite hors d ‘oeuvres, and keeps those delicious salads crisp. However, the production of this ingredient doesn’t just happen via magic or Mother Nature’s whim. No, for the ingredient of all

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: Admiring Ice Production

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Ice is pretty important. You can skate on it; build an igloo and cute little sculptures out of it. It’s not all that fun to drive on, or scrape off car windows, but that doesn’t diminish the fact that we need ice. In fact, try running your establishment for just one day without any ice

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: No Tech Support Necessary

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

Manitowoc Ice Machines will probably never spark a technological revolution. You can’t ask it questions, expect it to upload photos to Facebook or play music. Yet, you can take heart in the comfort that you also won’t have needed to memorize a phone number for tech support or upgrade contracts every few months like today’s

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Ice Machines: The Best of the Best

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Any regular readers of this blog (restaurateurs, restaurant equipment enthusiasts, manufacturer moguls, and the supremely bored but otherwise unaffiliated among you) would know that we love our ice machines.  It’s not hard to see why: After all, we here at Short Order provide only the finest restaurant equipment to our customers, and we’re in contact with

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Maintenance is a Breeze With Manitowoc Ice Machines

Friday, April 1st, 2011

When you’re on the market for new restaurant equipment, especially high-quality, top-flight equipment from trusted manufacturers like Manitowoc ice machines, you know you’re going to be making an investment into your restaurant’s future success.  You may be spending a decent chunk of change, but you know that money will pay dividends down the road, when

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Manitowoc Ice Machine SY-1404A-208-1

Saturday, March 12th, 2011

The Manitowoc Ice Machine SY-1404A-208-1 is well-known as a truly excellent, high-volume model.  Capable of manufacturing 1160 pounds of full-dice ice cubes in a 24-hour period, the SY-1404A-208-1 is ideal for commercial kitchens that emphasize high-volume output, such as kitchens in hotels, convention centers, or larger restaurants.  With that kind of output, you’ll be able to

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Vulcan Ranges: Better Than The Rest

Sunday, March 6th, 2011

Forgive us if we’ve been going all-out with the Vulcan ranges post titles, but we stand by it: Vulcan ranges are among the best pieces of restaurant equipment money can buy.  Vulcan ranges are made with unparalleled attention to detail in virtually every regard, which translates to an all-around well-made product.  It’s this attention to detail

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: Proudly Green

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Chances are, if you’re a regular follower of this blog, you know how much we appreciate the masterpieces of manufacturing that are Manitowoc ice machines.  There are a host of reasons for this appreciation.  They include, in an unordered and certainly incomplete list, their resiliency, their quality, their efficiency, and their excellent warranty (not that

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Ice Machines

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

If you’ve been a follower of this space for any significant length of time (and by “significant,” we’d say, oh, a week), you’re likely to know that we have a bit of a thing for ice machines.  Yeah, it’s definitely a “thing,” now, having been upgraded from a “hankering” and having long since passed an

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The Manitowoc Ice Machine SD-0302A

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

The Manitowoc Ice Machine SD-0302A is a top-notch piece of ice-making, restaurant kitchen-pleasing piece of restaurant equipment from Manitowoc, the leader in ice machine technology.  This particular model, a nifty head-and-bin combo number, churns out a cool (actually frozen (groan)) 325 pounds of ice cubes in any given 24-hour period.  Those cubes are dice-style, by the

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Vulcan Ranges: Unparalleled Quality

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Pretty lofty title, maybe, but it’s true: Vulcan ranges are of unparalleled quality.  We believe that you’d be hard-pressed to buy better restaurant equipment for the money than Vulcan ranges.  Vulcan ranges are sturdy, built to last, efficient, and incredibly effective.  What’s more, they’re sleek and well-designed, which means your kitchen will look as good

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: A Real Deal

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Manitowoc ice machines, are the best-selling ice machine in America, and with good reason.  Simply put, there’s no other ice machine manufacturer out there that comes close to maintaining the consistency across the board that Manitowoc offers.  As far as energy efficiency, craftsmanship, sanitation, and design are concerned, Manitowoc ice machines are without parallel.  That’s

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: More Flake Ice Models

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

Manitowoc ice machines offer a (frankly) breathtaking array of different purposes.  In addition to the traditional ice machines (what they refer to as “cubers” since they make cube-, dice-, or half-dice-shaped ice), Manitowoc also makes dispensers that create  and flake ice machines (or “flakers”).  In addition, crushed ice can be made with a Manitowoc cuber

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: Flake Ice Your Holiday

Wednesday, November 24th, 2010

Here’s wishing everyone a white Christmas courtesy of Manitowoc ice machines.  After all, with their flake ice machine models, Manitowoc ice machines can crank out flaky, snowy ice with remarkable speed and efficiency, perfect for keeping food cool and fresh for displays.  Or, you know, for making snowballs (flake ice balls?) of remarkable density, texture,

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: Flake Ice Models

Monday, November 15th, 2010

Manitowoc ice machines are renowned the world over for their superb ice-making capabilities.  There’s a good, perfectly understandable reason for that: The ice machines Manitowoc makes are sturdy, efficient workhorses that get the job done and do it well.  They’re built to last and require less maintenance than other makes of ice machine.  What’s more,

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Hobart Slicers: A Spotlight

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Hobart slicers are industry leaders, forerunners in the field of technology that develops whirring blades to slice up food into perfectly uniform, customizable slices at rapid speeds.  (Being big fans of concision, we’d like to think that there’s a more pithy, direct term for this field that nevertheless manages to be extremely precise; alas, we

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: Easy To Clean

Friday, October 29th, 2010

The purchase of restaurant equipment is a huge investment, particularly when you select high quality, brand name equipment such as Manitowoc ice machines. But what you may pay for in dollars (and at ShortOrder we guarantee to offer the best prices available anywhere on all of our products) comes back to your food service kitchen

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: A Written Roundup

Monday, October 18th, 2010

If you’re a regular reader of this space, you’ll know that we’re big fans of Manitowoc ice machines.  Huge fans, in fact.  Fans to the point that our fingers will occasionally go numb from typing up love letters to the incredible durability and efficiency of Manitowoc ice machines in this very blog.  Well, either our

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Ice Machines: A Comparison

Monday, October 11th, 2010

When you’re looking for ice machines that can do it all, you know where to look.  (Actually, by “do it all,” we mean “make incredibly large quantities of ice in an efficient and rapid fashion,” but we think “do it all” has a nicer ring to it.)  We have a wide array of ice machines

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Frymaster Fryers: 75 Years of Excellence

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Frymaster fryers turned 75 years old this year!  That means that, for three-quarters of a century, Frymaster’s been putting out top-of-the-line fryers for restaurant kitchens around the world.  Restaurateurs and chefs all across the land have been crispifying and crunchifying onion rings, chicken drumsticks, French fries, beignets, and more since the interwar era, making generations

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: Worth It

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Manitowoc ice machines are highly praised products, especially around these parts.  If you’ve been around here for any length of time, you have most likely noticed that.  There’s a host of reasons for our allegiance to these wonderful pieces of equipment. We at Short Order are a purveyor of the finest in restaurant equipment, and

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Panasonic Microwave 1258 Takes The Heat

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

The demands of your commercial kitchen call for the help of Panasonic Microwave 1258, a powerful 1200-watt heating machine that gets any job done efficiently. This nifty piece of restaurant equipment is approved by the National Sanitation Foundation and will pass any insurance or local code inspection with the flying colors of its electromagnetic frequency

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Ice Machines: High Production Units

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

When shopping for new ice machines for your food service operation, we suggest adding 20% to your current usage estimates and purchasing a unit that produces higher output than you think you need today. Look at your commercial kitchen as the backbone of a growing business that will need dependable restaurant equipment to support it

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Restaurant Equipment: Short Order on ResellerRatings!

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

We’re proud to announce that you, the consumer, may now review how we at Short Order sell our restaurant equipment at ResellerRatings.com!  Simply visit our review page to see how our customers rated and reviewed our products and services.  Are you a customer and would like to weigh in on how we’re doing/how we did? 

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: Yet More Favorites

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Our love for Manitowoc Ice Machines continues ever onward this week, with this new spotlight on a few additional models that we have yet to acknowledge. And the last thing we want is for these cool (literally) S-Series machines to go without recognition. We’ve just been busy testing and enjoying all the other dozens of

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: There’s More!

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

The Manitowoc ice machines love continues over here at the What’s Cooking blog.  Last time out, we profiled a couple choice products, including the Manitowoc Ice Machine SD-0322A and the Manitowoc Ice Machine SD-1402A, the latter a real workhorse capable of pumping out 1,450 lbs of ice in a 24-hour period.  (This blogger, it might

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Manitowoc Ice Machines: A Spotlight

Thursday, July 15th, 2010

There’s a good chance that, if you know anything about this blogger, that you know he is a huge fan of Manitowoc ice machines, to the point of excitedly indicating the presence of a Manitowoc Ice Machine SD-0302A at a Mexican restaurant to his breakfast partner (the riveting details of said breakfast can be found here). 

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